Netherborn Altar

Netherborn Altar

Artifact

, Put a soul counter on Netherborn Altar: Put your commander into your hand from the command zone. Then you lose 3 life for each soul counter on Netherborn Altar.

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Set Rarity
Commander 2020 (C20) Rare

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Legality

Format Legality
Tiny Leaders Legal
Legacy Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Highlander Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Casual Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Vintage Legal
Commander / EDH Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
2019-10-04 Legal
Leviathan Legal

Netherborn Altar Discussion

Coward_Token on Phage: That Which is Not Dead

6 days ago

You probably already know but Command Beacon & Netherborn Altar can also be used to not lose to Phage's ETB

GorramScoundrel on Skullibrar, Skully Boi

2 weeks ago

I noticed Netherborn Altar would bring Skullbriar back to your hand and remove his counters. Might wanna axe that

RNR_Gaming on Tetzimoc as a commander?

3 weeks ago

Not every card is meant to be for commander. There are a lot of hoops to jump through to make make his ability moderately relevant but in black there are much better options if you just care about colors. It would probably play out very similar to Haakon, Stromgald Scourge or a Phage the Untouchable deck. Command Beacon and Netherborn Altar become your bread and butter and everything else is generic black value.

DarkHero on Tetzimoc as a commander?

3 weeks ago

Netherborn Altar among other things. This is in no way a good idea unless your just trying to meme your playgroup and get some janky plays.

Steamboy on K'rrik - I put the pay in pain

1 month ago

That is absolutly correct and the reason why I replaced him (Solemn Simulacrum) with Netherborn Altar the moment the card was spoiled. I just hadn't updatet it yet.

Dark Ritual can be a replacement for Solemn Simulacrum. It makes the deck even faster and more competitive. As we in our playgroup don't want too fast and competitive decks, it was no replacement option for me.

Scallywallwest on [EDH] Lazav, the Cheapo-farious (v1)

2 months ago

Nice swaps, I looked it up (the Commander Tax thing), and it turns out that an Ikoria 2020 Cmdr precon featured this card: Netherborn Altar. Basically, you pay life instead of commander tax. Check it out if you'd like.

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